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Cleft Gate Hurdle Making


About the Course

Here’s another award-winning course from Explore the Great Outdoors, winners of the Best Woodland Courses 2019.

About the course:
- This course will be run at our site near Warminster.
- One Day Course 9.30am to 4pm
- Maximum course size 4 candidates

Make your own traditional wooden Cleft Gate Hurdle to take home with you.

This course is a great opportunity to learn new skills in a beautiful woodland setting.

Discover how to cleave wood with a froe and shape with a drawknife.

Have a go at using a Twybil, also known as a Mortising knife.

If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided and no previous experience is necessary.

The kettle is always on for hot drinks, which we will provide along with biscuits.

You will also need to bring sturdy shoes or boots and wear suitable clothing for working outdoors.


Pete & Jacqui at Explore The Great Outdoors.
Five Ash Lane
Five Ash Lane, Sutton Veny
BA12 7BH
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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Parking provided
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners

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1 day (9:30am to 4:30am)

Next available date

15th May 2021

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